Unable to perform Backup using pg_dump

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The output of your Nextcloud log in Admin > Logging:


The output of your config.php file in /path/to/nextcloud (make sure you remove any identifiable information!):
‘datadirectory’ => ‘/var/www/html/data’,
‘dbtype’ => ‘pgsql’,
‘version’ => ‘’,
‘overwrite.cli.url’ => ‘’,
‘dbname’ => ‘nextcloud’,
‘dbhost’ => ‘nextcloud-postgresql’,
‘dbport’ => ‘’,
‘dbtableprefix’ => ‘oc_’,
‘dbuser’ => ‘nextcloud’,
‘dbpassword’ => ‘BbhyQZiieVmQ7eBT63SouPoQ6KhP5A9j0IUYO0YIFatc9u7tiX’,
‘installed’ => true,
‘instanceid’ => ‘oc75m0hom79y’,
‘preview_imaginary_url’ => ‘’,
‘preview_max_x’ => ‘2048’,
‘preview_max_y’ => ‘2048’,
‘preview_max_memory’ => ‘512’,
‘preview_max_filesize_image’ => ‘150’,
‘default_phone_region’ => ‘US’,
‘enabledPreviewProviders’ =>

hello im unable to perform a backup of nextcloud database i got the below error

$ psql -U nextcloud pg_dump nextcloud > /home/admin/nextcloud-$(date ‘+%Y%m%d’).sql

/bin/sh: 7: cannot create /home/admin/nextcloud-20230416.sql: Directory nonexistent

does this directory /home/admin exsist

as your error states it doesn’t.

if it does. does whoami output admin

If there is no user admin have you created the directory manualy and set the correct permissions.

Hello i would like to thank you for your reply yeah i confirm that /home/admin exist and i have full access

I think it can not creat file of backup *.sql